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John McGivney Children's Centre School Authority

Ministry
Education
URL
https://www.ontario.ca/laws/statute/90e02?search=Education+Act
Address
3945 Matchette Road
Windsor ON
N9C4C2
Phone
519-977-2200
Fax
519-977-2201
Function

The John McGivney Children’s Centre is one of Ontario’s six school authorities established under Section 68 of the Education Act, mandated to provide programs for students with significant complex rehabilitative needs or who require a protected educational setting due to medical issues.  The school provides educational programs for students aged 4-14 years who are located in the Windsor and Essex community. 

Membership

The board shall be composed of a maximum of seven (7) members, appointed by the Minister for terms to coincide with those of elected members of district school boards.

Qualifications

Candidates will have knowledge of special education and a wide range of background experiences in order to maintain a balanced membership. Members will be selected with multiple criteria in mind:
• Knowledge of, and experience with, special education; 
• Professional expertise, for example in business, healthcare and finance;
• Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; 
• Interpersonal skills to work effectively in a team;
• Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills;
• Other skills, as relevant to the needs of the position (i.e. treasurer); and 
• Commitment to Board’s goals and services

Term

The term of office for hospital-based school authority members is the same as that for all publicly elected school board trustees (i.e. four years beginning on November 15th) Any vacancies that occur during the four-year period may be filled by the Minister through a new appointment for the remainder of the term.

Meetings
Trustees meet at the call of the Chair and at least four times a year
Remuneration

Appointees are eligible to receive expenses.

Appointments & Vacancies

No. Position Member Term Location